Friday, November 16, 2012

Friday Finds–11/16/12

FridayFindsWeekly column sharing genealogy-related things that I’ve found.

New-to-Me Blogs

Online Articles


Mapping the Emerald Isle: A Geo-Genealogy of Irish Surnames – "Ireland map depicting birth surnames by county from an 1890 census. It uses label size to represent relative birth counts."

United States in the War of 1812 – Via the FamilySearch Wiki; lots of good information for researching War of 1812 ancestors.

Battlefields of the Civil War – “A map and chronology of the major battles of the American Civil War.”

Irish Roots Mystery: A Tribute to Lynn Dello – Interesting website and story of a woman trying to learn about her deceased husband’s past.

GeneaBios: Biographies for Genealogy – "A free genealogy biography database with biographies for your genealogy research.  Links to other online biography sites, to help find your ancestors and surnames."

Upcoming Webinars

Date Webinar Presenter Host
November 16 10 Ideas for Great Gifts Using Your Family Photos Thomas MacEntee Legacy Family Tree
November 20 TNG WordPress Setup Roger Moffat DearMYRTLE
November 27 DNA Explained: An Intro to DNA for Genealogists Roberta Estes Association of Professional Genealogists
November 28 The Big 4 US Record Sources Mary Hill Legacy Family Tree
November 29 Yikes, My DNA Results are Back! Now What??? Roberta Estes Association of Professional Genealogists
December 1 Sharing and Preserving Memories in a Digital Era Daniel Horowitz Southern California Genealogical Society
December 5 Researching Your Irish Ancestors: Beyond the Basics Judith Eccles Wight Legacy Family Tree
December 10 Embracing Technology DearMYRTLE DearMYRTLE
December 10 Using Spreadsheets to Help Organize Your Research Linda Woodward Geiger Friends of the National Archives, Southeast Region
December 11 Ready-Set-Plan! Developing a One-Step Research Plan J. Mark Lowe Illinois State Genealogical Society
December 19 Jewish Genealogy 101 Schelly Talalay Dardashti Southern California Genealogical Society



Terri OConnell said...

Thanks for the shout out Julie!

Judy G. Russell said...

Thanks for the mention, Julie!

Alexis Marlons said...

Thanks for sharing, Julie..:)

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